The Taliban in Afghanistan have given an explanation for the breakdown in negotiations with the US:
- The US has not fulfilled conditions for peace negotiations to proceed
- Peace negotiations with Afghan government are 'pointless'
- The main obstacle to talks was "shaky, erratic and vague standpoint of the Americans".
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